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Defend the minimum wage and dignity for workers

Is there something getting into the water at conservative fundraisers? In the past week we have been treated to leading Liberal-National donor and supporter Clive Palmer accusing the CIA of bankrolling the Rockefeller Foundation to donate to Greenpeace’s legal challenges against his coal mining operations. Just days later, apparently sensing that “crazy” is the new black, former Federal Liberal MP Ross Cameron waded back into the public debate, to label the minimum wage as a “virus” designed and cultivated to keep people out of work.
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Billionaire Republican Donor Supports A $12 Minimum Wage

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (5 months ago)

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel gave qualified for support for a California initiative to raise its minimum wage. The post Billionaire Republican Donor Supports A $12 Minimum Wage appeared first on ThinkProgress. Read Post

Poll: Just 20% of Americans think they could live on the minimum wage

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (32 minutes ago)

The vast majority of Americans know they couldn't support their families on the $7.25 an hour federal minimum wage. According to a new poll, just 20 percent believe they could "support your household on a minimum-wage salary, which ... Read Post

Could The GOP Get Behind A Minimum Wage Hike?

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (3 years ago)

Mitt Romney supports pegging the federal minimum wage to the Consumer Price Index. Yglesias figures that "[i]ndexing the minimum wage to inflation should appeal conservatives" and that it "would deny Democrats the political weapon o... Read Post


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